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Inside the welfare lobby : a history of the Australian Council of Social Service : the role of interest groups in Australian social policy / Philip Mendes
Bib ID 3799176
Format BookBook
Author
Mendes, Philip, 1964-
 
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Description Brighton ; Portland, Or. : Sussex Academic Press, c2006 
vi, 145 p. ; 23 cm. 
ISBN 1845191196
Full contents
  • Introduction
  • From voluntary welfare coordination to social action : the early years of the Australian Council of Social Service, 1955-1970
  • Towards social policy advocacy, 1970-1975
  • Watchdog for the poor, 1976-1985
  • A political insider, ACOSS 1985-1996
  • Protecting the welfare safety net, 1996-2006
  • Labourists and welfarists : the relationship between the Federal Labour Party and the Australian Council of Social Service
  • Neo-liberalism versus social justice : the relationship between the Federal Liberal Party and the Australian Council of Social Service
  • A natural alliance? : the relationship between the Australian trade union movement and the Australian Council of Social Service
  • Conclusion.
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Australian Council of Social Service.  |  Welfare rights movement -- Australia.  |  Pressure groups -- Australia.  |  Public welfare -- Australia.  |  Welfare state -- Australia.  |  Australia -- Social policy.

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